By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 17, 2016 - 7:53 pm
Above: Two hemlock trees scarred by the lightning that hit a husband and wife in Tannersville on Wednesday, March 16. Photo by Forest Ranger Rob Dawson.  A man and woman from Princeton, New Jersey were struck by lightning while camping in the Greene... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 - 4:31 pm
It's been a horrible week for car crashes in the Catskills, with three separate collisions in the region resulting in fatalities since Sunday.  A crash killed four people around noon in the Ulster County village of Saugerties on Wednesday, Aug. 26,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 - 1:07 pm
Above: A helicopter lands in Phoenicia's Parish Field on Tuesday, Aug. 25 to transport a person who was injured in a crash on Route 28 at the entrance to the hamlet of Phoenicia. Two crashes occurred on Route 28 on Wednesday, Aug. 26 -- the second day in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 - 2:12 pm
Above: A map of four recent crashes on Route 28. Two serious car crashes occurred within hours of each other on Tuesday, Aug. 25 on a stretch of Route 28 in the Ulster County towns of Olive and Shandaken that has already seen multiple collisions this... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 - 9:47 am
Above: A house and propane tank (white, center of photo) that were hit by a BMW on Monday, Aug. 10. Image via Google Earth.  Eight fire companies responded to a home on Glenford Wittenberg Road in the Ulster County town of Hurley on Monday night after a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:56 am
Above: An aerial image of the railroad tracks in the village of Otego. Image via Google Earth. A Delaware County couple riding in a golf cart with their dog was hit by a train while crossing railroad tracks in the Otsego County village Otego on Sunday,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 22, 2015 - 7:25 pm
A 25-year-old Virginia woman died and her three passengers were injured when she crashed a car on I-88 in the Delaware County town of Sidney on Wednesday, May 20, police say. Ericka Sa-Keema, of Lorton, Virginia, was driving a 2002 Ford east on the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015 - 4:43 pm
A Vermont couple flying a small fixed-wing single-engine airplane crashed into a farmer's field in South Kortright on Thursday, April 2, and walked away from the wreck unscathed. Julian Joffe, the pilot, and his wife, Kerry Joffe, were the two occupants... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 16, 2015 - 4:04 pm
A 56-year-old woman riding on a float in a St. Patrick's Day parade in the Sullivan County hamlet of Rock Hill was killed on Saturday, March 14 after falling off and being run over by a trailer towing a backhoe, according to the New York State Police and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 - 6:02 pm
Above: A chair lift at Hunter Mountain in December 2014. Photo by Schezar, via Flickr.  A Brooklyn woman died after falling 25 feet from a chair lift at the Hunter Mountain ski resort in Greene County on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 28, according to the New... Read more


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